Amanda Nielsen, MPH

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Amanda Nielsen, MPH, is a Program Manager of the Healthier Together Initiative at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Phone: 267-426-6904

Background

Amanda leads the tactical work for Healthier Together, which aims to address the health challenges that are prevalent in neighborhoods surrounding our hospital. She is responsible for day-to-day program management for Healthier Together’s four pillars. She also manages Healthier Together’s vendor relationships and partnerships, as well as collaborates with colleagues across the enterprise to advance CHOP’s community impact in West and Southwest Philadelphia.

Amanda is passionate about Philadelphia and the intersection between community development and public health. She serves as the Board Secretary of the Friends of Malcolm X Park in West Philadelphia. Amanda holds a Master of Public Health from Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University and a bachelor’s in Collective Community Development and Social Policy from Lafayette College.

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BA in Collective Community Development and Social Policy – Lafayette College, Easton, PA

Graduate Degree

MPH in Community Health & Prevention - Dornsife School of Public Health at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Program Manager, Healthier Together

Departments and Services